the name of my data bank...
... with over 125,000 names from more than 55,000 seagoing merchant ships worldwide over 1,000 GT launched since 1983 and the majority of all liners or ferries and VLCCs still going.
is more than a pure ship-data bank...
... because over 65,000 photos from different servers are retrieved and
displayed from the Internet.
Furthermore numerous links to more information will be generated or are stored
generates automatically links to „classic“ internet sites...
... The ferry-site by Michael Koefoed-Hansen
To some extent there are links to sites like in...
by Dieter Kannengieser (IMO-No. list - as at 25.09.2020)
... Schweizer Hochseeschiffahrt by Peter Bichsel / Markus Berger / Daniel Trösch > Link list
... Auke Visser's International Super Tankers > Link list
... cargo-vessels-international by Steffen Wiedner > Link list
... Wikipedia.org > Link list
There are also
links to webcams on seagoing vessels > Link
and to Ship-Data Sheets by Hans H. Meyer > Link list
Of course you can
also start searching for ship names and IMO number from here using Google.
You can search photos at Shipspotting.com directly
Unless further links exist
Scheepvaartwest.be, Visualships.com etc.), these are also displayed in the data sheet ->
The Marine News Photo-Finder is a directory of the ship photos, that were published in the monthly journal of the World-Ship-Society (WSS), whose data are including in . By photofinder this 15,440 photo-sites are (as at 16.07.2023) automatically linked and displayed. Over 7,600 of these photos have been digitized and displayed together with ship data or in lists (without data).
database (as at
July 4th 2022) is also available as MS-Access and MS-Excel-file...>